Welcome to SAGE Connection! Here are the most recent posts from SAGE and from SAGE Insight, our research news blog:

Have You Entered Our Instagram Launch Contest Yet?

As you may have already heard, SAGE recently launched a corporate Instagram account. Here, we hope to create an academic community by featuring librarians, professors, scientists/researchers and students; sharing behind-the-scene images of SAGE employees; and enjoyable, lighthearted academic memes. With … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Materializing links between air pollution and health

Article title: Materializing links between air pollution and health: How societal impact was achieved in an interdisciplinary project From Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine There are increasingly explicit imperatives to achieve societal, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Running With a Mask? The Effect of Air Pollution on Marathon Runners’ Performance

From Journal of Sports Economics This study contributes to the emerging literature on the effect of air pollution on short-run productivity, particularly on the performance of athletes engaging in outdoor sports. An emerging literature finds a sizable, negative effect of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Actual Air Pollution, Environmental Transparency, and the Perception of Air Pollution in China

From The Journal of Environment & Development Severe air pollution is causing major health problems and consequences in China, with it posing a serious threat to the country’s economic sustainability. As a predominant subjective measure of environmental performance at local … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Free access to 5 must-read articles to mark International Women’s Day

A selection of free journal articles to mark International Women’s Day 2019: “Man Cannot Exist Alone”: The Challenge of Health Care to Honor the Role of Womenin Society The Linacre Quarterly DOI: 10.1177/0024363918807684 A New Age for Media Coverage of … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What’s the harm in mixing alcohol and drugs? A lot, apparently!

In a recent study that Dr. Meenakshi Subbaraman and I published with colleagues in the journal Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, we found that U.S. adults who use alcohol and drugs at the same time are more likely to … Continue reading

Women in Engineering: How can we transform the future?

Lucinda Periac-Arnold Senior Publishing Editor, Science Technology and Medicine Journals, SAGE Publishing @LucindaPeriac Lucinda has worked in academic publishing for eight years, spending several years prior in the civil service. A graduate of Goldsmiths College and University of Manchester with … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What Makes Learning Management Systems Effective for Learning?

From Journal of Educational Technology Systems The size and reach of the web have proliferated rapidly since its inception in 1989. Since then, the web has had a tremendous influence on what and how people do things. Today, it is … Continue reading

Getting Students Ready for HR Analytics

By David Caughlin and Talya Bauer, Portland State University Recently, Caughlin and Bauer hosted a SAGE Talks webinar on HR Analytics. In this post, you can find slides from their webinar, a link to the webinar's recording, and answers to … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Matchmaking Activity: An Experiential Learning Exercise on Influencer Marketing for the Digital Marketing Classroom

From Journal of Marketing Education Influencer marketing is an emerging technological disruptor for marketing across a wide range of industries. Some brands in this industry have experienced “overnight success” by paying influencers (e.g., celebrities) to promote their products through social … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Open Education platforms: Theoretical ideas, digital operations and the figure of the open learner

From European Educational Research Journal Open Education (OE), a generic term for a collection of practices that seek to broaden the access to education through digital means, has gained increasing traction and popularity over the last years and from various … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Playing with gender borders: Flirting and alcohol consumption among young adults in Denmark

When young adults drink alcohol, they often do so when going out with friends to party in bars and clubs. When they go out to these mainstream places, they enter venues where there are certain expectations to their behaviour that … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight; Identifying diffusion patterns of research articles on Twitter: A case study of online engagement with open access articles

From Public Understanding of Science Science has long been of public interest, as well as a site of intellectual and political contestation. However, it is only in recent years that social media—particularly Twitter, blogs, and academic social networks such as … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Open-access policy and data-sharing practice in UK academia

From Journal of Information Science New forms of scholarly communication emerged with the development of the Internet and digital technology which enabled more open practices within the academic community. These new forms include open-access (OA) publishing, sharing primary research data, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Changing the Default to Support Open Access to Education Research

From Educational Researcher The Internet has revolutionized the way we share and access information, yet most scholarly journal literature remains locked behind paywalls for the average reader. Thus, practitioners and policymakers in fields like education are unable to access articles that would otherwise benefit … Continue reading